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Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm EST
was involved. florida finish is counting. and calls the presidential contest. which candidate came out on top? >> you are watching wbal 11 news. live. local. late-breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m.. >> good evening. thousands of residents along the east coast are still without power tonight. it is almost two weeks after super storm standee hit. the maryland state troopers are on their way to new jersey right now to help recovery efforts. we do have a crew in perryville. or if you on that at 11:00 the latest on the storm recovery. >> what do we want? we want power. when did you wanted? we want it now. >> after talking it out for sandy, and residents were in the dark about when their power will be restored. >> i cannot get power, heat, and garbage pickup, nothing? >> in new jersey saturday, more than 175,000 households were without power. the banking on a promise made by chris christie friday. >> it's will be back for most new jersey to normal come sunday. -- lights will be back for most new jersey to normal come sunday. these -- and talking to utility last night and this morning, my belief
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Nov 6, 2012 4:30am EST
absentee ballots have already been cast. that's up from 2008. in florida nearly 4 point. >> petros: 5 million peop-- 4.5 million people have voted. president obama voted early this year. he'll do some swing state interviews and then play in his traditional election day basketball game and then wait in chicago. mr. romney has added two last-minute campaign stops in ohio. paul ryan will vote and join him in boston. joe biden will vote in delaware before joining him in chicago. tracie pots has the details on the final frantic day of campaigning. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, good morning. it may be a frantic day of voting too. this is one of the many polling places soon to open in ohio. take a look at the cincinnati inquirer. the headline, it's all up to us. ohio at the center of the political universe. while this state may, in fact, be important, it wasn't the first to vote. for the first time ever and with its lowest turnout in almost 50 years, a tie this morning in tiny dixville, notch. just after midnight they cast 5 votes for president obama, 5 for governor romney.
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Nov 10, 2012 6:30pm EST
is finally over in florida. more than a decadeik after bus versus gore, a lot of folks are wondering what's the matter with the sunshine state. >>> power struggle. nearly two weeks since the superstorm, tensions boil over as hundreds of thousands remain without power. >>> day of honor for the brave young girl who inspired millions with her message of empowerment. a worldwide show of support for malala. >>> and less sons from lincoln. >> by the people, for the people. >> reporter: as the 16th president hits the big screen. >>> good evening. we have learned a great deal more today about what led to yesterday's abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus. the highly decorated retired general and former war commander stepped down after admitting to an extramarital affair exposed during the course of an fbi investigation. tonight we have learned petraeus was not at all the subject of the probe, but rather it was his biographer paula broadwell who came to the attention of investigators leading to the unexpected discovery. law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news e-mails b
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Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
, and florida, where voters are still standing in line at the polls after the polls closed. thousands of people filing in, just waiting to hear more results. >> i am nikole killion at mitt romney headquarters in boston. it is pretty quiet now as supporters here wait out of these results. a little bit of disappointment expressed by the crowds at a loss of new hampshire and pennsylvania by a mitt romney to president obama. those are states that would have been critical to mitt romney, but still a lot of outstanding key battleground states, namely florida, virginia, iowa, and the biggest prize of all, ohio. >> marylanders also waited on seven statewide ballot questions. >> here is a look at the results right now. maryland is one of four states with a marriage on the ballot. question six which decides whether to uphold the new state law legalizing same-sex marriage. with approximately 55% of the vote in, 51% voting for an 49% voting against. maryland voters would be the first in the country to approve a marriage to the polls. voters also deciding whether to expand gambling to legalize gay it -- tab
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Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
a little cool by florida standards. 69 and sunny is not bad. columbus, ohio, 51 and sunny. kansas looks beautiful at 63. so the big story with the storm leaving the northeast, the warmup begins. the weekend looks very nice. >> you're going to dallas. i'm going to miami 71 and sunny. all right. congressman jesse jackson jr. won re-election but could lose with the feds. >>> and election loser alan west won't go quietly. >>> plus today former congresswoman gabby giffords goes face to face with the man who tried to assassinate her. details are next. you're watching "early today." >>> plenty of other stories making news this morning. the chicago sunday times reports jesse jackson jr. is talking with federal prosecutors about a possible plea deal. jackson easily won re-election tuesday while being treated at the mayo clinic for by polar disorder and depression. the feds are looking into whether he improperly used campaign funds for decorating her home. >>> today for the first time after she was gunned down 22 months ago gabby giffords will come face to face with the man who tried to assassina
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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
. state of confusion, the rest of the country has elected a president and the ruts in florida remain too close to call. and when it comes to voting, why is the sunshine state still in the dark. and bieber break up, word that justin bieber and selena gomez may have split. they may bed sad, but many teenager girls are likelyikely screaming with joy. >>> on nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. >> welcome to "today" on a saturday. >> general david petraeus, a four star general, is known for turning around the war in iraq. >> his admission that he had an extramarital affair forcing his resignation at cia director set off shock waves across washington. it was part of an fbi investigation and if t has many wondering if he compromised national security. >> that's not the only big story. president obama and house speaker john boehner appear to be drawing lines in the sand on that looming fiscal cliff. big tax hikes and spending cuts that could take effect at the end of the year if they can't find a compromise. >>> also, it sounds crazy, but apparently it's real. you'll meet
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Nov 17, 2012 5:00am EST
ocean. the closest to us is down in florida along the atlantic coast line there. that's it. i mean, we're clear as a bell. it's a really nice morning. temperatures are in the 30s. what about the weekend? what about the week leading up to thanksgiving? it's in the forecast. >>> our big story this morning. baltimore city police pull a body out of the inner harbor. >> this morning police identified the body as a johns hopkins neurology professor. ky reed tells us investigators are hoping an autopsy will help provide some answers as to what happened to elizabeth ohern. >> according to her facebook pages she was a faculty member in the neurology and neuroscience departments at johns hopkins school of medicine. now, investigators are hoping an autopsy will explain why the 53-year-old woman was found floating off a pier in canton thursday. someone spotted the woman's body floating face down in the water near the 2300 block of boston street at about 4:45 in the morning. ohern lived in a gated commune not far from where her body was discovered. >> it's pretty random. >> neighbors say they're es
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Nov 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
. rick in florida, please. rick? >> caller: hey, jim how are you? a big boo-yah from miami. >> the w. love it. >> caller: my company, there is logic. they reported their earnings yesterday. they are doing good. what do you think? >> this is one where as i mentioned the over day, the time to buy logic is when everybody hates it. this is just typically a situation of a stock that has run too much in anticipation of pretty decent earnings and they got decent earnings and that's not enough. let's go to michael in florida. >> caller: boo boo boo-yah! love love love the show. >> thank you. >> caller: all right. my question. insiders are holding over 55%. they beat the analyst estimate seven to eight quarters since the ipo. obviously it's overbought. do you think there will be a pull back? >> i'm up close and personal. my sister called me today and told me to buy. he said why don't you own any shares in generac. i think you're right. it's overbought. there is a new change in this country and the change is that we expect a one in a hundred year storm you will see every year. and then, buy! >
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Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm EST
-searching will look at places like florida's osceola county, bush won it. but a growing number of constituency now helped obama there. >> you go out and disrespect the hispanic community like that, you think we don't notice that? >> reporter: in florida alone, the hispanic population has grown since 2008. but among them, republicans are perceived as tone deaf on critical topics, immigration reform. >> well, the answer is people decide they can do better by going home because they can't find work here. >> reporter: the words matter. >> even though barack obama has deported more undocumented people in the history of the united states, it is the words that are used. self-deportation, i think, was really, really hurtful. >> reporter: republicans must think about how to balance their core ideas against this shifting demographic landscape. >> republicans, at least at the national level want to win elections. and along this path, they can't win national elections. there will be a debate, then, on how you react to that. but i think that assumption is going to be broadly shared in the party. >> reporter: t
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Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
% edge among likely voters in virginia. mr. obama holds a slightly wider lead in florida with support from 49% of likely voters compared to romney's 47. and in all important ohio, our poll shows president obama holds a six-point lead over his republican rival with 51% to romney's 45. nbc's tracy potts is in cincinnati, ohio, with details on the candidates' final frantic day of campaigning. tracy, very good morning to you. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. good morning, everyone. it is going to be a very busy last day of campaigning. it was a busy weekend, especially here in ohio. all four candidates showing up here in various parts of ohio over the weekend. it is becoming very clear that all roads lead through ohio in this important presidential race. let's start with the president who is right here in cincinnati last night where he talked about governor romney and that six-point lead that he has as of now in our poll over governor romney, saying the reason he's not doing very well in ohio is because he opposed the auto industry. a lot of those workers were based here in ohio. gove
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Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
of those three including iowa and wisconsin. well, mitt romney, florida, 29, virginia's 13, throw in new hampshire's four, and of course he needs the 18 in ohio he would like to get. and that would get him right up at the number there, brian, the 270, so the schedule told you everything. >> and the battleground state numbers tell us more, chuck. >> reporter: they do tell you a little more, but there is something is i want to show you about how to watch election night tonight. and that is going to be all the polls that close before 9:00 tomorrow night, look, it is all on the east coast. and we're going to learn something very quickly. are the southern states too close to call by 9:00, brian, or are we calling them for romney fairly quickly? are the industrial states too close to call or are we calling them quickly for obama? that will tell us how the night is going. >> all right, chuck todd with something of a viewer's guide for tomorrow night, we'll see him, across democracy plaza for us, and here at the studio, david gregory with "meet the press" and andrea mitchell are here. david i to
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
kelley of tampa florida, is telling associates that he received an e-mail traced back to paula broadwell, the petraeus biographer. the broadwell e-mail was written under the pseudonym kelley patrol. it described kelley as a, quote, is he duct tres, and warned the general of becoming involved with her. the journal reports that kelley tried to get the fbi to drop the investigation that began with kelley's complaint with harassing e-mails traced back to broadwell. people familiar with the case tell the journal that she became worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified files. kelley said she had state department status that owe sfigs alls say she did not have. news crews, including nbc, staked out her home. at one point she invoked diplomatic privileges. >> i am an honorary consul general so i have inviolability. they shouldn't be able to get into my property. i don't know if y
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
of campaigning in new hampshire, florida, ohio, and colorado, i spoke to white house senior adviser david plouffe. welcome back to "meet the press." >> thank you for having me, david. >> the endellible images this week had to do with hurricane sandy and an impact on this race because of the president's time and the images that we saw, meeting with governor christie in new jersey who as we heard gave him high marks touring the storm zone. and of course the images continue to be very, very difficult. but as we look at christie and the president together, was this the october surprise, these political foes, together in leadership, and christie giving the president such high marks? >> well, i don't think so, david. first of all, that's what leaders should do. we've had so many people affected. people lost loved ones. so many people out of power. really struggling. and so i think what's incumbent on leaders no matter where they come from or what political party, they are working together, and that's what you've seen. and it will take a long time to recover. but that's what the american people expect f
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Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
, florida. steve handelsman, wbal-tv 11 news. >> so far, no major issues at the polls, although there were some complaints about long lines. that is a very positive sign for a large voter turnout. mr. robinson is live in northeast baltimore with more on that story. >> it certainly is a good sign -- lisa robinson is live in northeast baltimore. >> right now we don't have any lines here at northwood elementary school, but inside this school, for different precincts votes. thousands of people are voting here at this particular location. i did just check inside and the lines are growing as people are getting off work. even though the lines are long, the voters are eager. >> it is a good thing. last time we voted, it was not like that at all, but this time there has been a steady flow all day long. but everywhere there are long lines. for the most part, the orders are patients -- voters are patient. >> if you want to vote, you put up with it. >> a close presidential race and some huge questions on the ballot brought so many out. >> there has been a lot of controversy about question 7 and questi
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
won the vote in florida. the state finally finished counting all of those votes today and declared president obama the winner. the president got 50% of the vote compared to governor mitt romney 49.1%. is a difference of about 74,000 votes. but florida, the president now officially has 332 electoral votes to romney's 206. >> vatican computer expert got a two month suspended sentence over a scandal involving the leak of confidential documents. >> it vatican computer expert was sentenced for help with the pope's former butler still and leak confidential documents to an italian journalist. he was arrested by vatican authorities in may when they found a stash of confidence of documents on his desk at work. the pope's former butler is still serving an 18 month prison sentence. the lawyer said he will appeal the sentence, saying his client played a minor role in the affair and that he now risks to lose his job and the vatican. this represents the last act of a trial over a scandal that was widely seen as the worst security breach in the vatican's recent history. >> back now with more on t
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
hampshire and wisconsin, and then you put iowa, florida, north carolina, virginia, colorado and the tiny state of nevada in mitt romney's column, and that's how you get it. it's not very implausible, and, yes, we know that right now the president seems like a favorite in nevada, and that's what makes this less likely than what most folks think, but between that and don't forget you've got congressional districts in nebraska and maine. the point is if you remember how we started this campaign which was the state of iowa decided by eight votes between rick santorum and mitt romney and then oh, by the way the results flipped two weeks later, i've always worried that that was foreshadowing this nightmare scenario. >> as you talk to us, chuck, i want to note that vice president biden is waiting in line to vote in delaware this morning. we'll keep an eye on that as you and i continue to talk. >> reporter: speaking of vice president biden. under this scenario and people are wondering if you don't get to 270, this would go to the house, so the house would elect the president. the senate would el
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Nov 17, 2012 9:00am EST
right. so that keeps the storms away. rain down around florida. rain and snow. west coast has been hammered by some storms. that will continue today for them. for us, nice and quiet and sunny. how long will that last? thanksgiving is coming up. we'll be talking about that. >>> our big story this morning. more questions than answers after baltimore city police pull a body out of the inner harbor. >> this morning police have identified the body as a johns hopkins neurology professor. as ky reed tells us, investigators are hoping an autopsy will provide some answers as to what happened to elizabeth ohern. >> according to her linked in and facebook pages, elizabeth ohern was a faculty member in the neurology and neuroscience departments at johns hopkins school of medicine. now, investigators are hoping an autopsy will explain why the 53-year-old woman was found floating off a pier in canton thursday. police say someone spotted the woman's body floating face down in the water near the 2300 block of boston street about 4:45 in the morning. ohern lived in a gated condominium community not
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Nov 1, 2012 3:00am EDT
curious way, sandy has given us the opportunity for a boost since the government rebuilt southern florida after hurricane andrew in 1992. a reconstruction so huge, it moved the country's entire gdp needle just when we needed it, after right a nasty recession. and now that we've assessed the damage, or we're trying to at least, i'll have to tell you one thing. i think this looks like a possible replay of that hugely bullish. right after a nastier recession. you couldn't tell that today to. ford with terrific numbers because they're connecting with the building materials industry. those stocks performed best today with the ones that took matters into their own hands. we spoke to queen harbors after it bought safety queen. to diversify away from the oil and gas business. queen harbors may have been up huge anyway, simy because, well, it's queens harbors. precisely what sandy ordered. buyers love the acquisition. $8.91. 18% gain for the good guys. tonight we're going to speak with two other companies that want to make you money. just in the last couple days. we'll hear from eaton. it will soo
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Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
three campaign stops yesterday. today he'll focus on virginia. in florida he toned down his message. he didn't even mention president obama as he spoke to voters in jacksonville last night and said he was criticizing the administration's record on small business. governor ejeb bush did talk abot the president and talked about some of his failures, as he put it, in office. meantime, we're looking at early voting resumed here in d.c. and maryland, but up in the flood ravaged areas of new jersey and new york as you're well aware, they're looking at a lot of different options to make sure people can actually get out to the polls on tuesday. lynn? >>> tracie pots in washington, tracie, thanks. >>> as we had mentioned, the obama christie meeting has been great. they've delivered biting comments about the other and now they're putting citizens above politics. it is interesting because just a few hours before their meeting former florida governor and romney supporter jeb bush had this to say on the stump. >> do you honestly think that this president is capable of bringing people together? his e
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Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to the postseason. hosting florida atlantic, first-ever meeting between the schools. florida atlantic jumps on the board the. wallace from a yard out. 7-0. freshman quarterback, a star on the rise. into the end zone there. he rushed for 159 yards. midst up 14-10 at the break. on fourth and 7, navy going to the air. sure you go to the air if you have a big target like that. the midst won 24-17 and will face a pac-12 team december 29 in san francisco in a bowl game. terps at home today honoring the maryland women's basketball game -- team for its a.c.c. title last season. and fifth string linebacker shawn petty was forced to start at quarterback. it did not go well. smith on the option walks in from five yards out. he had 89 yards rushing on the ground. 13-0. in the second. tech knocking on the door again. b -- first ruled no score. they reviewed it. yellow jackets roll, 33-13. and tigers up three on the blue hens. 23 yards to mike milburn. incredible play set up boehner. 40 yards out. it's good. we go to overtime. just fine with towson. helps when you have a guy like be terrence west. this k
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Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm EST
hampshire. >> and then to hollywood, florida. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: mr. obama will travel several thousand miles, stopping in ohio, colorado, wisconsin. today the president enlisted one of the most high profile democrats to fire up voters. former president bill clinton. president obama even borrowing president clinton's campaign song. president clinton slammed romney. >> he's tying himself into knots saying he didn't oppose what he didn't oppose. >> reporter: and obama -- >> we know what change looks like and he ain't it. >> reporter: and president obama confused the former presidents. that ad th that. >> that ad that you have seen that president clinton bankrupted the auto industry so that china could buy it. >> we're in commanding position, but our big challenge new is to make sure that we execute and get our vote out. >> reporter: michelle obama will join the president in iowa for his final event tomorrow night. kristen welker, nbc news, traveling with the president in cincinnati, ohio. >>> meantime tonight mitt romney is barrelling through a few states of his own. >> r
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Nov 4, 2012 11:30pm EST
to take a nosedive down into florida and come up the coast. when this storm gets pushed down to the bottom where the jt takes the turn and spins up. gives it energy like a whip being cracked. here's what will happen with that. here's the storm. rides the jet stream to the south. down around florida. gets the spin up there, comes up the coast. then we have a situation, how close to the coast will this be? one computer model, the european model, has it awfully close, this would be a troublesome forecast. the other computer model has it far enough offshore that we wouldn't be affected at all. the two main models have differing ideas how this thing will behave. the european is slower move, more rain, maybe snow involved but at least the winds, the strong winds wouldn't be as widespread. we'll have to see what happens with this. here's the seven-day forecast. 50 tomorrow, 48 on election day. election day still dry. we'll just peck up clouds at the end of the day. the craziest day probably will be wednesday. the highest rein chance, windiest conditions, maybe snow on thursday and the rain will t
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Nov 16, 2012 2:05am EST
and southern florida. it's going to be chilly across the northeast but not looking at any rain at all. in fact around the great lakes upper midwest it's very quiet. a series of storms will be moving into the pacific northwest all the way down into central california. we're talking about rain, wind and mountain snow. you can see the colder air diving in across the rockies here. 41 degrees in minneapolis. that's about it. but warmer air starting to build through the nation's heartland, down across the southern plains. we'll be in the 50s here around new york city. and then by saturday, saturday is still quiet but an area of low pressure will be tracking up the coast off the southeast coast. that will bring large swells, continued swells across the ouncer banks of north carolina where we're already getting some coastal erosion. also impacting rip currents so be aware of that if you're heading out into the water. hopefully not a big time of year for that. rainshowers across northern florida and into central florida. even around orlando. it's still busy in the west. we've got another cold front pus
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
're waiting for results from just one state this morning, florida. if the president wins there, it would mark a sweep of all but one of the battleground states. >> that's right. governor romney won north carolina. in terms of the popular vote, the president holds a narrow lead, nearly 2 million more than governor romney. president obama will return to the white house facing a divided congress once again. republicans maintaining their majority in the house. the democrats actually strengthening their hold on the senate, including elizabeth warren's defeat of incumbent massachusetts senator scott brown. one of the most watched races of the election. one of the most expensive as well. we'll talk to senator-elect warren a little bit later. >> as we've been doing all week, here's the headlines. "usa today" headline, "obama triumphs, midwest the key and political divide remains and in "the columbus dispatch." ohio wins with ohio. the "boston globe" reads "economy kept obama afloat. blocked romney win, and here's a forward thinking headline in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan no
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Nov 14, 2012 3:00am EST
in florida. clark? >> jim, a big first time booyah from the conch republic of florida keys. >> i love the fish, what's up? >> jim, i love you. you have shown me to go for chesapeake. it looks like the united states is getting back in the oil business. who should i be looking at? >> if you want to know who is the best finder of oil, eagle ford and bakken, those are the two finds for eog. let's go to jordan in pennsylvania. >> hey jim, big booyah from pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> i'll tell you, that tastes like iron city beer. it tastes like coming home. >> i got weight watcher's. how do you feel about their recent change in management? >> i don't want to be greedy. i think you are greedy if you hang on to wtw. you know what, let's go to wayne in virginia. >> love your show. would like your take on moly corp. >> accounting irregularities equal sell. i understand from the papers that there are issues there involving an sec investigation. you close your eyes and you sell because there is not much to it. we have good things holding us up. understand this, we will not tolerate those who wis
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
was hurt. >>> redefining the term fashionably late, florida has finally weighed in on the presidential election. good for florida. the state finished casting its votes on saturday four days after the rest of the country did. president obama got 50% of the vote to mitt romney's 49.13%, a margin of 74,000 votes. the win not only adds to the electoral college, he gets the pressure off florida's back. >>> the bbc's director general has resigned under pressure less than two months after he took the job. he will step down saturday night after a news program wrongly implicated a british politician in a child sex abuse scandal. this followed a bbc decision not to air similar allegations against one of its own stars who police now say was one of britain's worst pedophiles. >>> great britain has been largely silent today. the nation is observing remembrance day, a day set aside to honor the men and women killed during the two world wars and other conflicts. members of the royal family attend add service in london. >>> only in new york can you see a ginormous hello kitty balloon floating down the
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Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
in iowa, wisconsin and ohio while the governor will be in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia. >> while both men have a number of different ways to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win, we call that the path to victory, but who has the clearer path this morning? we're going to break it down with nbc's chuck todd. >> and as residents of the northeast move forward with their cleanup from hurricane sandy, we're going to ask the question how will that storm impact voter turnout in parts of the country tomorrow? >> and, of course, sandy still fresh in our minds and our hearts. people still trying to recover an dig out. there's a new storm targeting the region in the coming days. we want to get right to al roker who is on hard-hit stinld with more on that. good morning, al. >> good morning, savannah. house after house, instead of cars in the garage or the driveway, they have boats, and they are planning to get some of these boats out of here starting today, but that may be hampered by an oncoming nor'easter which normally we wouldn't be that worried about, but because of the
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
'll be straight regular politics, who wins it. >> in ohio it's too close to call, florida too close to call? >> right. >> we don't have any hanging chads. >> i don't think so. >> with the sandy region, we still have concern. people are not focused on the election. they're worried about water and electricity. >> i think they've got the problem of counting the votes solved but the problem is are people going to go to the polls. if you have 40% of new jersey still under water on tuesday, that's clearly going to effect turnout. >> and you think it will affect obama more so? >> yes. and in ohio, the issues are in cuyahoga county which is cleveland which is strongly democratic so if you have the states where 20,000 votes would matter, that's where sandy will come into play. >> anything else you want to touch on? >> get out and vote but make it count -- kind of. >> thank you so much. don't go away. more news in a moment but here's a look with what's coming up on "meet the press." >> a special edition of "meet the press." we are live from election day headquarters, democracy plaza in new york as th
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Nov 7, 2012 9:00am EST
at these county returns, very closely, and i'm obsessed here a little bit watching orange county. florida is going to be razor tight all night. >> i would love geeking out with chuck todd. chuck, thanks. >> paul ryan's home state has fallen to the democrats. >> midwestern firewall is holding for president obama. >> that wisconsin call is such a big deal because it is now just ohio away for the president. >> we've been following florida. want to go back to the drama. >> 2,000 beep remembers going off for all the lawyers already in florida because everybody knew this would be a tight race. >> do they still use beepers down there, do they? >> speaking to obama campaign officials who say that they like what they are seeing right now. >> in the words of one source close to the romney campaign so far this night is stinging. >> it wasn't a very romantic campaign. >> hang on, chuck. hang on, chuck. >> here we go. >> we've got some critical calls. >> yes, we do. >> let's see now, roll them. ohio, president obama. >> brian, there's no what ifs anymore. that's done. >> gone from excited to election. take a m
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Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. in florida, mitt romney back of more aggressive attacks. >> give cost your loved ones and he them in your thoughts and prayers. -- keep them in your thoughts and prayers. >> i think by the weekend, we will be focusing again on the candidates. >> so far this week it has been up to the surrogate's to do the slamming. former governor jeb bush had some choice words about president obama. >> his entire strategy has been blame others -- starting with my brother, of course. >> joe biden returned the favor. >> his plans are not sketchy. they are etched a sketchy. >> as the president traveled through the midwest, this state's governor has asked for extended hours for early voting. >> still ahead, a shooting on a california campus disrupts halloween. details on why the gun was drawn. plus, this was the scene this morning in brooklyn, new york, as residents tried to jump aboard the >> covering the nation, two people in custody and four wounded after a shooting on the campus of the university of southern california. one of the victims was critically wounded. three others suffered non-life threatening
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Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
, then to ohio, to pennsylvania, and virginia, and then he sleeps tomorrow night in florida. that's just the next 36 hours. the real priority right now for the romney campaign is trying to drive upturnout for their candidate last night. governor romney was greeted by his largest campaign rally. there were about 30,000 people in ohio, including a lineup of top republican leaders. this is what the campaign referred to as the closing argument over the course of yesterday, effectively indicting president obama's record. he said the president promised change but didn't deliver it. he said he is promising change but has the record to achieve it and he referred to his campaign as a movement. >> it's the depth of our shared conviction, our readiness for new possibilities, the sense that our work is soon to begin. it's made me strive more to be worthy of your support. >> reporter: so now governor romney is going to move across the country. he does have a challenge ahead of him here. while most of the races are tight, one of the critical races is the battleground state of florida. as you see now, governor
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
down in central florida. this into the ohio valley is trying to work into the front. may be an area of low pressure is trying to form along the coast, but even if it does, most of the computer models keep the rain off of the coast. the sprinkle could work its way up into ocean city, but other than that, that system's days away, and high pressure continues to rule our weather pattern as the least we go through the first part of the upper weekend. 47 to 52, temperatures below normal, north winds averaging 5 miles per hour. the bay water temperature at the thomas point light now at 52 degrees. cold stuff continues in the mountains. it will barely get to 40 degrees. the highs in the 60's on the eastern shore. this is running about 5 to 8 degrees. on the lower eastern shore, a slight chance for a brief shower or sprinkle. some clouds to contend with. and if you're going to check up near pittsburgh over the weekend, this is good weather for pittsburgh at this time of the year. partly cloudy, chilly, light east wins. right now, it does not look like there will be any problems, and this is
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Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
reasons to stay, tradition and geography. 10 yards, 14-0, florida state. he looks nothing like a linebacker play quarterback. great effort here. kevin dorsey into the end zone. the terps are not bowl eligible at the end of 2012. final game of the year in annapolis, hosting a texas state. noah copland. 7-0, navy. third quarter. same guy. 16 yards. a 14-0 lead. to cap off, gg gren -- green. a 10 yard touchdown. three weeks until they face the army. towson struggle against a few spots this weekend but the tigers turned it on the second half of the season with their first ever win in new hampshire and can earn a second title. it did not start well with the tigers. this was a down roar. andy -- 77 yards for the quarterback. there he goes. 7-0, new hampshire. terence west. 236 yards. game tied at 7 there. 2nd quarter. domnic booker. towson gets a 64-35 victory. johns hopkins looking for its first ever win and a home playoff game against washington and jefferson. the qb keeper. in from 7 yards. bluejays stay in the first quarter. daniel -- the bubble screen. 14-0. 52 yards. 2 plays la
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Nov 4, 2012 11:00am EST
, unemployment rate is lower in a lot of them. not florida. but in a lot of them. than it is nationally. chris: now we get to the bottom line. i love this time of year. and not just halloween but election coming on next tuesday. the most exciting night of the year. you first, joy. i went -- give a grade like a, b, c, d, e, f -- >> the romney campaign a c. because i think that they did as john heilemann said they tried to run a one issue campaign. that it's all the economy. and it's all about disliking the person of barack obama. which i think proves to be a poor strategy and they tried to pivot really late. i would give the barack obama campaign a b. and because of a couple of things. number one, they have so much infrastructure. in places like ohio. twice what romney has. they've been running -- chris: lawyers in cleveland. >> and may not have been able to win a lot of the message wars but on the ground they are really swamping the mitt romney campaign. chris: -- >> both b's. i think the president didn't have much vision for the future in his campaign. tell us enough about what he wants to do
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the presidential candidates are counting down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty vocal. some of the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. paul ryan and i, we will bring real change for america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. he wants to flip the state. at this point, the election is not about the undecideds. it is about firing up the base. >> if you get all your supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. it is out of his hands. >> if they do their jobs, they are not relevant either because it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago, and mitt romney in boston. >> mitt romney is getting some last-minute support from a republican. >> sarah palin is back in the headlines. the super pac has done it money to the romney campaign. it is a little bit interesting. she has not
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
not called until early this morning. still outstanding is florida where people were still in line of voting at 2:00 a.m. they have to count all those ballots, not to mention the provisional ballots in ohio. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> maryland chose ben cardin as a u.s. senator. >> you can see all the results scrolling on the bottom of your screen and on our website, wbaltv.com. we continue our team coverage with jennifer franciotti. >> she has a breakdown of the three main questions. >> marylanders had seven questions and you could call it a sweep. questions four, six, and seven. the dream act allows undocumented immigrants to pay in state college tuition rates and that they or their parents paid taxes. the dream act passed with 59%. 31% were against. >> we are very happy. we are a little emotional. the hard work has been worthwhile. >> marylanders passed question sixth legalizing same-sex marriage in the state of maryland. same-sex couples can apply for a civil marriage license. kai reed was at the headquarters last night with reaction. >> it has been a long night for marylanders in
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
. virginia and nevada were not called until early this morning. still outstanding is florida, where people were still in line voting at 2:00 a.m. they have to count all those ballots, not to mention the provisional ballots in ohio. which we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there were several controversial issues for marylanders to weigh in on. the final say on each of these issues was up to the voters. jennifer franciotti has the results. >> good morning. it was a clean sweep. marylanders had seven questions, and you could call it a sweep. questions four, six, and seven. the dream act allows undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition rates if they or their parents paid taxes. the dream act passed with 59%. 31% were against. >> this has been a long fight. we have seen this pro from not just an issue of the few young people but an issue about access, to education and immigration rights. this is a bellwether. >> marylanders passed question sixth legalizing same-sex marriage in the state of maryland. same-sex couples can apply f
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
are asking for and and too partisan gridlock. here is a look at the map of florida, it is still in play tonight but it does not matter. president obama has captured the enough votes. >> steve handelsman is in chicago where the president's focus is avoiding another crisis. >> good afternoon, president obama telephoned congressional leaders, urging bipartisan cooperation, hoping the vote was the jolt needed to get things done. >> reelected with 300 and bullet tore all boats, president obama went back to the white house, hoping is a victory and break gridlock. , putting aside florida, the president dominated the election map. victory across the battleground states. obama backers celebrated his win. harry reid, whose majority got bigger, it demanded the house republicans cut deals on taxes and spending. >> the american people want us to work together. republicans want us to work together. >> mitt romney called for compromise. >> at a time like this, we cannot risk political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle. >> how did the people of america reject him? one reason is our
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
to a recount in florida. >> a man will be sentenced today after a shooting in tucson. >> this is liberty road this morning where things are moving smoothly. >> welcome back. 5:09. it is breezy outside. a slight chance we could see a passing rain or snow shower to start the day. it is colder outside the city. 41 in rock hall. we will start out with the clouds this morning. it will become mostly sunny this afternoon with a high temperature of 53. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> the man who pleaded guilty to shooting gabby giffords and 18 others will be sentenced in tucson today. wounded 13 others. gabby giffords suffered a gunshot wound to the head. it is still unclear who won the state of florida. absentee ballots are still being counted. as many as two larger thousand more votes are left to counter -- as many as 200,000 more votes are left to count. >> a republican died in october during his race for the seat on the county commission. his name remained on the ballot and he won. it is a little embarrassing. 41 degrees at the airport. the holiday rush
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
:30 eastern time. coming up this morning, more on jill kelley and her life as a florida socialite. >>> now let's get a check of the other top stories this morning from natalie over at the news desk. hey, natalie. >> good morning, willie and savannah. good morning, everyone. yet more trouble for the military this morning as a four-star u.s. general has been demoted for inappropriate behavior on the job. job william kip ward, former head of the u.s. africa command, has been stripped of a star for allegedly spending tens of thousands of dollars on lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. ward will have to repay the government $82,000. >>> another major recall this morning from toyota as the auto giant pulls some 2.7 million cars worldwide. the recall involves faulty steering and a water pump problem on some prius models but no reported accidents have been linked to these issues. just last month toyota had to recall some 7.4 million cars due to a fire risk in the power windows. >>> let's head to wall street struggling over the last few years. cnbc's courtney reagan over at the stock exchange. >> r
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
of the state. here is the state of florida. you want to know how president obama one the state of florida, look at this went from 71/29 white to non-white to 67/34. all of this growth was non-cuban hispanic bus a few notes on the hispanic vote, the president won kuhns. that is something that actually has got lost in all of this yes, did he really well hispanics in florida in general and overall but he won cubans, third generation cubans. they weren't there for the bay of pigs, they don't think about hating kennedy and the democrats the way those first two generation. finally, i want to show you this mapship. a map of the top seine ten state buys population with hispanics in it the top ten, the ones in blue are the ones the president won, the two in red with the two mitt romney won. republicans, watch out, these two are next. i would say arizona will be in the battleground in 2016. texas, joaquin may have a different -- probably not quite because texas republicans a long time ago saw this and they have tried to adjust. by the way, case you are wondering, just these ten states, 216 electoral vote
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. dropping south toward the gulf, we are expecting it to develop in north florida. the cold high pressure is supplying enough chills that some areas could see what snow mixed in. the best chance for that is wednesday evening as the storm draws in some colder air. this is the european model on wednesday. is significantly off shore, so you could see the impact is from baltimore to the coast. a little farther west, we get into the rain and snow but if it stays off shore, it is the beaches that will be dealing with the impact. it is no where near as strong as sandy but we're talking about a high wind watch and gusts over 50 miles an hour. the rainfall could be significant along the coast. it does look like the winds will be strongest on the beach. we will have 25 to 30 mile an hour winds on wednesday. it all depends on the track of the storm. no excuse for not voting tomorrow. a windswept rain mixed with wet snow and a thursday morning. look at the warming trend next weekend. >> their raven's coach likes where things stand right now. he doesn't necessarily like how his team got to six and two
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Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
, down to florida and along the carolina coast. expect it to be just to our east on wednesday. the question is, how close to the coast will it be? it could run out to sea and miss us altogether. that is still a possibility on wednesday. it looks like most of the strongest impact will be around ocean city. no problems with election day. temperatures will be chilly. on the bay, the wind will start out like, and gradually increase. in the afternoon hours, one to 2 foot waves. the storm on the cost will be further away. you get some sunshine on wednesday before some flurries in the afternoon and evening, but only a 20% chance. closer to the coast, closer to the storm, and precipitation chances go up to 60%. there could be what's know as well. gusts to 55 mph, right on the beach, with the storm moving off the coast on wednesday. you will see the storm coming of the killer -- the carolina outer banks tomorrow night, throwing the moisture back into the cold air, where it could mix into snow in the afternoon and evening, before it heads for new england on thursday. on that track, the
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Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
with court -- the foreign correspondents such as from washington and florida but all over the u.s. >> the race is almost over for the two men who would be president. now what is up to the voters to make their choice. >> extensive, it is extremely thorough coverage in newspapers and on web sites. every foreign news organization has a prominent section devoted to the u.s. election. part of the reason for all of the global attention is so many people in so many other countries are looking for a catalyst for change in their own nation coming from a strong decision in america. there will be live coverage of the results, even though it will be in the middle of the night. >> now we have some answers for your plant and gardening questions. the pineapple is back. >> this is a great plant -- the pineapple is a symbol of welcome. it's a wonderful plant toward the holidays. they are fun to grow. this is a mini pineapple. but you can start a plant from the top of a pineapple. it takes a while to get to this state that is a fun project. >> our first question is about frost. we saw at this mor
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Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
football, number 10 florida state made a dramatic fourth quarter comeback with under a minute to go scoring on a 39-yard touchdown pass and the seminoles won a squeaker over virginia tech, 28-22. >>> just ahead, bond is back. we're real excited about that. and a new take on an old president. >>> plus, "twilight" mania is in full swing. >>> the often forgotten victims of a hurricane disaster get a big boost after hurricane sandy. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." time to take you through your weekend forecast. things to watch, the east coast. watch your temperatures jump. in the middle of the country, watch the wet weather arrive. let me take you through it. today the worst of it in montana and idaho. as we go into saturday, the big storm in the west begins to shift into the northern plains. showers even possibly thunderstorms on that cold front from the areas of minnesota south wards down towards kansas city and then the storm is in the cold front and it really surges across the country as we go into sunday. it could be a soaking rain along that cold front ea
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
military veterans living in the united states. according to the census, florida and texas have 1 million or more veterans each. more veterans day facts on wbaltv.com, or you can share a message for a veteran you know and see restaurants that will be serving for e-mails to our veterans. >> well-deserved. lady liberty is backed up and running. >> the land israel that for the first time after being damaged in the storm. just one day after the national monument was opened. >> consumers should be on the lookout for sandy-fund -- sandy- flooded vehicle that go up for sale. what to watch out for. >> ray lewis has a secret hobby. i am at a spot in downtown baltimore where faure will let that secret out tonight. >> the weekend features warmer temperatures and some sunshine. >> as residents to our north continued to recover from hurricane sandy, experts are warning of an illegal practice that is bound to pop up in the wake of these storms sandy left behind thousands of soaked and sand-filled cars. many of those cars will be cleaned up, put back on the market, and sold to unsuspecting customers. os
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
kelley, a florida socialite and married mother of three complained about ma racing e-mails. the fbi said it traced those e-mails to this woman, paula broadwell, a married west point graduate and biographer of david petraeus. >> keep with us. that led to the eventual discovery of a romantic relationship between broadwell and general petraeus, and now general john allen is involved over his correspondence with the original woman, jill kelley. all sounds a little confusing, it is. let's get right to nbc's andrea mitchell who can help us sort it out. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: i'll try to do that. yet another military general drawn into an fbi investigation that prompted the resignation of cia director david petraeus. marine general john allen replaced david petraeus as commander in afghanistan last year, but allen has now been caught up in the fbi probe that led to petraeus' resignation as cia director. overnight the pentagon announced allen's nomination to be commander of nato has been delayed and the nomination of his successor in afghanistan speeded up. after military offi
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
general john allen and the florida woman who triggered the probe into the petraeus investigation. sally kidd is in washington with the latest. >> the pentagon is looking at two years' worth of messages exchanged between what general john allen and jill kelley, a petraeus friend and married mother of three. defense secretary leon panetta says they are looking at 2000 pages of the documents and exchanges between john allen and jill kelley, a former liaison at u.s. central command. it described the tone of some of the emails as flirtatious. >> might you right now is, let's see what the investigation turns upper and what the congress and the committees are able to determine as to what exactly took place. when >> kelley's brother said she has done nothing wrong. what she is very dedicated says something like this is just a fluke. what she had complained to the fbi several months ago about receiving threatening emails from paula broadwell, a biographer of david petraeus. petraeus resign dollar friday and. >> this was a personal indiscretion, as far as we know. why someone would be personally
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